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LOVE.
A LYRIC.
Ob Iarre, that came to me on tightest wing
One dawning morning of the dewy spring.
When the rear's earliest lark awoke to sing;
Oh Lots, that swept aside, as if in jest.
The old companions I had cared for best.
Through all the days of my unbroken rest;
Oh Lore, that took from me the mantle grar.
Which gentle peace had round me wrapped alwaj.
And bade contentment leare my onward way ;
Oh Lore, that decked me in the loreliness
Of an intense ethereal happiness.
And bade it henceforth be my daily dress ;
Oh Lore, that sent through all my tingling frame
A glowing warmth I knew not how to name,
Which burnt upon my cheek in crimson flame ;
Oh Lore, my strong and overflowing heart.
Which bore throughout that day so proud a part,
BelieTed how beautiful a thing thou art.
Oh Lore, that left me on a wintry day.
When earth in an enshrouding whiteness lay.
And all the sunless face of heaven was gray ;
Oh Love, that snatched from me my glorious dref s,
not eared tbst in my naked loneliness
I found no refuge from my deep distress ;
Oh Love, that looked upon me standing there,
My hopes as gray, and all my life as bare
As sky and earth, above, around me were;
Oh Love, that flying never turned thy head,
Nor marked one tear of all the many shed
For the departed, for oontentment dead ;
Oh Love, that found me peacefully secure,
That gave me riches which might not endure,
And left me so immeasurably poor;
Oh Love, my feeble and all empty heart
Which bore throughout that day so ssd a part.
Snows what an awful thing thou wert and art. -AU
The Year Bound.
HIS LETTER.
One rainy night, about half -past eight
o'clock, the train had dashed into Mc
Kibben'. Corners, and the mail had
been delivered at the store and Poat
offioe. John Fairiohn. the Postmaster, had
opened the bag and counted the letters.
There -were, as he made out, just ten,
and one was larger than the others, and
had a red seal ; and then he had found
that he had left his glasses on the news
paper in the back room, and without his
glasses he could not read a line ; and so,
of course, he had gone after them, re
turning to find two persons in the store
Farmer Roper and "Squire McKibben,
whose ancestors had given name to the
place.
"Wet, ain't it?" said Mr. Fairjohn,
nodding.
" Wet or not, our folks ain't going to
do without their groceries, yon see," said
the Squire. " Mail's in, I see. That
train came near running into my truck,
too.- Wasn't noticing the flag, and drove
across just in time to save myself. . Any
letters for me I"
"I'll see ;" said Mr. Fairjohn.
He turned to the little pile of envel
opes, and told them over in his hand like
a deck of cards.
"Why, there's only nine," he said.
" I'm sure I counted right. I counted
ten, and I thought one had a red seal, I
might as well give np keeping the office
if I'm going to lose my senses like that.
There wasn't anyone in here while I was
gone, was there, Squire?".
" Only Roper and I," said the Squire,
" and Roper 8 son. But he didn't come
in.didhe?" -
" No," said old Roper, "I don't think
that Job came in at all. He just went
off somewhere.
" Well," said the Postmaster, after
another search, "Well, I must be mis
taken. Yes, there is a letter for you
your folks, anyway and something for
' you, Mr. Koper. And you wouldn't mind
' tossing that in at the Smith's as you
" Oh, no," said Farmer Koper. "Give
it to me. That's from Smith that's
clerking it in New York, I reckon.
Can't get any of 'em to stay and farm."
" Your son Job did, said the Squire.
" Oh, my son Job. He'd try the pa
tience of his namesake," said Farmer
Koper. " Mv son Job, bah.
Just at thu moment the door of the
storo opened, and there entered at it a
little woman dressed in a cheap calico
and wrapped in a thin and faded shawl.
She looked timidly about the store,
still more timidly at the heap of letters,
. and then, in an appealing voice like that
of a frightened child, said :
' 'Mr. Fairjohn, is there any letter for
me this time i
The Postmaster, who was a little deaf,
had turned his head away and did not
know that she had entered, and she came
closer to the counter and the light upon
it before she spoke again. She was
. faded . little woman, and her face had
signs of grief written upon it, but she
was neither old nor ugly yet, and there
was sometning in tne damp curls cluster
inlander the faded calico hood, and in
the little round, dimpled chin, absolutely
child-like even yet.
"Is there a letter for me this time,
Mr. Fairjohn ?" she said again ; and this
time the Postmaster looked up.
No, there ain't ; and you're a fool
for taking such a walk to ask," said he,
with rough kindness. "Wonldnt
have sent it if it bad a-como, Mrs. Les
ter?"
" WolL you see, I felt in a hurry
get it," said Bhe. "You can't blame
me for being in a hurry, it's so lone.
"That's true," said the Postmaster.
"Well, better luck next time. But why
don't you wait? Mr. McKibben will
take you over when he goes. He passes
Your comer.
"Yes, wait Mrs. Lester," cried Mr.
McKibben, "I'll take vb, and welcome."
iint she had answered:
" Thank yon. I don't mind walking,
and was gone.
" Keeps it up, don't she ?" asked the
Postmaster.
"It's a shame," said Mr. McKibben
"How many years is it since Lester
went off I
"Ten," said the Postmaster.
know, for it was the day I came here.
. She was as pretty a woman as you'd want
to see then, wasn t she 1
"WelL yes," said Mr. McKibben.
"Sailed in the Sphyiut," said the Post
master. "And we all know that the
Sphvnx went down in that vovacre.
hands along with her. The rest of the
women put on widow's weeds, them that
lost husbands lour in this town 'itself.
They took what the Almighty sent, and
didn't rebel. She set up that her hus
band wasn t dead, and would come back.
She's kept it up ever since; comes
his letter regular, and he was drowned
along with all the rest, of course, ten
years ago. bhe must be thirty. Well,
she s changed a good deal in that time.
" Yes, " Baid the other man ; but there'
my son Job wild over her yet. He'i
offered himself twice. He stands ready
to offer himself again any day ready
be a father to her boy, and a good hus
band to her. He's better off than
be. His mother's father left him nil
had. He's crazy as Job crazy, I
it Plenty of pretty gals, and healthy
smart widows, and he sees no one
that pale, slim, little thing that's just
gone out into tne mud ; and she why,
of course, she's lost her senses, or she'd
have him. Works like a slave to keep
herself and tho child, lives in a rickety
Diuuibj, wtuiiug sua waiting lor
drowned man to come back again. Why,
every one knows Charlie Lester was
. drowned in the Sphynx. There wasn'
a soul saved, not one. It was in the pa
pers. Now, the bottle was found with
a letter in it writ by some one juBt be-
iore me snip sunk. And she s waitin
for him yet I
"Crazy on that point" said the Post
master. J' Well, poor soul, she'd
ueeu uuurieu. a weejt wuen me opnynx
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Haiieu; uittb xiuu&es a oixierenoe.
" Oh. yes," said the farmer.
. Then, their parcels being ready, they
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lobu bwrtner tumi oni into th ram
Bipfc. awhiia, put up bis ahuitars Mi
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all
to
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he
but
i
plodded on through the mud. "Walk
ing off her disappointment," she said to
herself. It was one she should have
been used to, and now the absuroity of
it seemed to strike her for tue hrst time
in all these years.
" They laugh at me," she muttered to
herself. " I know thoy laugh at me.
Perhaps I am mad; but they don't know
what love is. Charlie wouldn't have left
me like that. If he had died he would
have given me some sign; and yet yot,
if he were alive, it would be stranger
still. No, no; they are right I am
wrong. He must be dead."
And as though the news had just been
whispered to her, she clasped her hands
to her forehead, gave a cry, and sank
down on her knees in the road.
She knelt there a few momenta and
then arose. In this interval the wind
had blown the clouds from the sky, and
the moonlight lay white upon the path,
and lit her on her way to her poor home
There at the door sat a man, a strong,
determined-looking follow, who arose as
she approached and held out his hand.
" Here you come," he said, " tired to
death, worn out, still on that fruitless
errand. Jessie Lester can't you give up
this nonsense and think of the living a
little. Think of mo, Jessie, for just half
an hour."
" I do think of you," she said. " I
am very sorry yon should be so good to
me when I must seem so bad to you."
Then she sat down on the porch and
took her little hood off, and leaned her
head wearily against the wall of the
house ; and the man arose and crossed
over, and sat down beside her.
" Give it a softer resting place, Jes-
he said, " here on my heart.
She looked out into the night, not at
him, as she spoke :
"Job," she said, "I begin to think
you are right, that he went down in the
Sphynx with the rest ten years ago. But
what good would I do yon ? What do
you want to marry me for ?"
The man drew closer still as ho an
swered :
" Before you were married to Charles
Lester I loved you. While you were A mar
ried woman I loved you. Ail these ten years
Bince that vessel went down I've loved
you. A man must have the woman he
loves if he gives his soul for her."
" What a horrible thought 1" said she. ,
"His soul."
I should have said his life, said
Job, " I don't want to shock you. But
you don't know what it would be to me
to nave you. anu men iaoo every
thing for your boy."
"Yes," she answered ; "I know yon
would."
There was a pause. Then she gave him
her hand.'
" Job," she said very softly, " I shall
pretend nothing I don't feel, but I know
I've been crazy nil this time, and if you
want me you may have me. It's very
good of yon to love me so.
And thus it seemed to have ended,
that ten years' watching and waiting, and
there was triumph in Job's eyes as he
turned away and left her with his hrst
kiss upon her lips. But at the end of
the green gate he paused and looked
back.
" I told her the truth, he said,
when I said that when a man loved a
woman as " 1 loved her, he must have
her, if the price were his soul itself.
And then he drew from his breast a
letter with a great red seal upon it,
looked at it for, a moment, and hid it
away again.
Married ? Yes, they were to be mar
ried. Every one at McKibben's Corners
knew that now.. Jessie Lester went no
more to the Postoffice for her long-ex
pected letter. Job was furnishing his
house had furnished it, for on the mor
row the wedding was to take place. And
it was night again. A month from thai)
night, when she had come for the las;
time, as every one thought, through rain
and mud, to make her sadly foolish
query, she was sensible at last very
sensible. She had chosen the substance
instead of the shadow.
And now, as we said, it was night and
a wetter one than that other later, too,
for Mr. Fairiohn had closed the store,
and was compounding himself what he
called a " night-cap of some fragrant
honor, warm water, lemons and sugar,
and was supping it by tho stove, when
there came upon his door a feeble knock,
and when, being repeated, he heard it.
there stoggernd in out of the rain a drip
ping figure that of Jessie Lester, the
bnde who was to be on me morrow.
She was trembling with cold, and as he
led her to the fire she burst into a flood
of tears.
I'm frightened," she said. '" Some
one followed me all the way. I heard
them."
" You've no business to be out alone
at night," said old Fairjohn, bluntly.
" And what 8 the matter f .
She looked up at him piteously.
i' I thought there would be a letter,
said she: " I dreamt thero was one.
thought Charlie came to me and said,
'Go to the office once more. I have
written, I have written.' And I thought
I saw a letter with a red seal.
"So did I," muttered old Fairjohn to
himself.
He went to the box where the letters
were kept, and brought them to her in
his hand.
" Look for yourself," he said. " And
now, Mrs. Lester, I'm an old man. Take
my advice. Remember what your duty
will be after to-morrow. Remember not
to go crazy."
' Ten years have gone by since your
husband left this place. If he s ahve
he's a rascal, and you are free of him by
law; but we all know that every man on
board the Sphynx was drowned. So be
a good wife to Job Roper and forget this
folly. 1 11 take you home again this
time. Don't come again."
She made no answer, but only tossed
the letters over in her lap, and said:
" I seemed to know it had a red seal.
And as she spoke, old Fairjohn, glanc
ing at the door, saw a dork shadow there,
saw it grow darker; saw it enter and,
starting up on his defence, if need be,
recognized Job Roper.
He was very pale, and ho took no
notice of Fairjohn, but crossing the
store, stood beside Jessie Lester.
" You love that man best, even now,
ho said. "You'd rather have found
letter from him than not though to-mor
row is our wedding day.
She looked up into his face with a pit
eous glance.
"I never lied to you," said she.
" You know that"
He grew whiter still.
" I told yon a man would lose his
for such a love as mine," said he. "Did
yon think those were idle words ?"
Then ho plunged his hand into his
bosom, and the next instant a letter, with
a red seal, lay in Jessie s lap.
" I've made you happy, and now 111
go," he said. "Fairjohn, I stole that
letter a month ago, on the counter yon
der. I knew who wrote it at a glance
and then the door closed behind him,
and he was gone.
But Jessie tore open the letter and
never looked after him.
And these were the words sho road,
old Fairjohn reading over her shoulder
' Aboabd thk Silted. Stab. Jessie, darling;
I dou't know what makes mo believe that I sbal
find you mine still, after all these years, bat
something does.
"Five of us were cast on a desert island
when the Sphynx went down. The two
alive were taken off it yesterday in skins, with
our beards to onr knees. We tnnut go to Eng
land first then home. Jessie. Jessie, if 1
not find yon as I left you I shall go mad. Your
CHARLES LESTER.
And so Jessie's letter came at last
And as John Fairjohn looked into her
face he saw how angels look in Paradise.
And Job. Job was found drowned
the Kill the next morning. Jesuio never
Vnw it( perhaps, fur ho and he boy
were on thoir way to New York to trie
thfl Silw t when it mda port)
Highest Mountain in the World.
For many years past Mount Everest,
in that portion of the great Himalaya
i.i ii. . i i . t
range wnicn occupies me western pan. oi
the strange kingdom of NepauL, immedi
ately north of .India, has been regarded
as the highest mountain in the world.
It is known to the Nepanleee as Gauris
ankar, but the English named it Everest,
in honor of a distinguished officer in the
British TmKiin topographical survey.
Its snow-capped summit is 28,002 feet, or
nearly five miles and a half above the
level of the sea. Of course no one has
ever ascended it to this height, but its
altitude, like that of the other lofty peaks
of the Himalaya, was ascertained by
triangulation ; and until the present time
it has not been supposed that any higher
land existed on the earth.
If the news be true, however, which
has lately come to us from the more dis
tant East, there is a loftier peak than
Mount Everest in tho great island of
Papua, or New Guinea. This vast re
gion, extensive enough to form six States
as large as New York, is as yet almost
wholly unexplored, except along its
coasts. Lvincr close to the eouator.
where the Indian ocean and the Pacific
meet, it is the home of the casso
wary and the bird of paradise, a country
grand in its scenery, rich in its vegeta
tion, and abounding in curious and
beautiful forms of animal life the ver
itable wonderland of the globe. An at
tempt to explore the unknown interior of
the island was made from Torres Strait,
which separates it from Australia, by
Capt. J. A. Lawson, in the year 1872 ;
and if wo may believe his published
nana uve oi me journey, wnicn nas jusi
appeared in London, he advanced several
hundred miles inland, and about midway
between the north and south coasts dis
covered a mountain 32,783 feet high,
which he named Mount Hercules.
The height of this mountain over six
miles is not the only remarkable thing
about it. Its apparent elevation is but
little less than its actual elevation ; for,
instead of rising from a lofty table-land
like the plateau of Central Asia, it stands
m a comparatively low plain, only about
two thousand feet above the ocean, and
this gives a clear rise of more than
30,000 feet above the surrounding
country. The traveler standing at its
base could look up and see its snowy
peak towering 30,000 feet skyward from
where he stood. Under such circum
stances the altitude of a mountain is
appreciated.
Capt. Lawson tells us that he under
took the ascent, formidable as it ap
peared. He did not reach the top, but
we believe the achievement which he re
lates is unparalleled in the records of
mountaineering. Accompanied by one
servant, he set out from the foot at four
o'clock in the morning. They passed
through dense forests in the hrst two
thousand feet of perpendicular progress,
found the limit of tree growth at eleven
thousand feet, and by nine o'clock had
reached a point fourteen thousand teet
above the sea-level almost as high as
the famous Matterhorn. A thousand
feet higher was the snow line. As they
pressed on, drowsiness began to over
come them. " Nothing was visible but
snow of the most dazzling whiteness.
Every peak and crag was covered with
it, and it hung over tho edges of the
cutis in long fleecy masses. Then? eyes
were altected by the glare, and they text
themselves growing more and more leth
argic.
"At length blood began to flow from
our noses and ears, says Capt Lawson,
"and my head ached in a distracting
manner. J. saw that our only chance of
preserving life was to retreat without de
lay, for we were in a pitiful plight, uur
hps and gums and the skin of our hands
and faces were cracked and bleeding and
our eyes were bloodshot and swollen to
an alarming extent. The thermometer
had sunk to twenty-two degrees below
the freezing-point, and the air was so
rarefied that we were gasping rather than
breathing. Our staves fell from our
grasp, and we could not pick them up
again, so benumbed were our arms and
hands. It was now one o'clock, and the
greatest elevation we had attained was
25,314 feet"
Thoy then turned back, descended to
the limit of the snow in throe hours, and
arrived at their camp at the base of the
mountain about half-past seven in the
evening. Thus, in fifteen hours and a
half, they had ascended an absolute
height of 23,000 feet, to an elevation
which we believe is greater than ever be
fore attained by man upon the surface
ef the earth, although balloonists have
occasionally gone higher. ivew . York
Sun.
Highest Mountain in the World. Money-Lending.
a
Mr. T. D. Hinckley, of Hovloton
Washington county, 111., wishes to un
derstand " wny money sliould -be beg
ging 3 per cent, investments in Wall
street at the same time tho people of the
west are paying from 12 to 2U per cent.
interest on foreign money, giving real
estate at one-tnird its value lor security,
The reason is that m the West and with
land as security, the money has to be
loaned on long terms, and the lender
cannot get it again just as he wants it.
JSven when the mortgage becomes due,
it often proves difficult and even impossible)
to sell the security and realize the
amount leaned. But when men lend
money for 3 per cent, in Wall street,
they take United States bonds as security
and the borrower agrees to pay it back
whenever the lender calls for it. If he
is unable to pay according to his agree
ment, the bonds can be sold and tho
money realized in a day's time. It
because the loan is thus secured and
ierminable whenever the lender desires,
that the rate of interest is so low. Be
sides, the transaction is made here en
tho spot, with no papers except a simple
power of attorney, and it entails no anx
iety upon the lender. Tho case is very
different, as our correspondent will un
derstand, when tho money is sent out
the West to be loaned on mortgages,
long and fixed periods. Tun agents
must be employed and paid, and there
delay, trouble and risk throughout.
What is chiefly indicated by tho pres
ent extraordinary accumulation of money
in great cities, is. that business is par
alyzed; that there are no enterprises
which capitalists feel confidence; and
that a depressing uncertainty about the
immediate futuro makes every man
anxious to place his money where he can
get it, and have it at a moment's notice.
N. Y. Sun.
Stagnation in Business the World
Over.
;"
:
yet
do
in
It is poor consolation in adversity to
know that we are not alone in our misery;
such as it is, however, our iron manu
facturers may take it to themselves. The
depression of the iron trado is general
throughout tho world. Tho production
of pig-iron in Scotland was less in 1874
than in any of the hist twenty years. At
one timo there wcro only thirty-two fur
naces blowing, out of 132 erected, and
tho production was 400,000 tons less than
in 1870. Bussia, notwithstanding its
activity in railroad building, imported
only 6,221,0(10 pounds of mils, against
7,119,000 in 1873. In Prussia, the large
steel works of Krupp has discharged
some thousand workmen; and the Borsig
maniifactory of engines at Berli- the
most extensive in Germany lias had to
protect itself by taking a similar step.
Last month the largest Austrian manu
factory of engines, Sigl, dispensed with
2,000 hands, for the reason that it had
neither orders nor sufficient working
capital. The government, however, in
true Austrian lostnon, remedied both
misfortunes by advancing capital to the
works, and by causiotf some of the rail
roods to give exteusllrti orders for rolling
STOCK,
fJfcfl-J?A.lAe. A
Beef Hung up to Dry.
The dried beef is a production of the
Grisens, for which they are indebted to
their climate. At tne aiatuaes oi meir
valleys the air is so dry that for nine
months out of the twelve" meat has no
tendency to decomposition. Availing
themselves of this favoraDie condition
they kill in the autumn the beef and
pork they will require in the ensuing
year. It is slightly salted and hung np
to dry. .Nothing more is uone to it ex
cept eating it In three or four months'
time it is not only dried, but also cooked,
., - i 1 1 i : n ii
mac is w say, me air lum given it iui ma
coo kin ir it will ever receive. It has be
come as dry and hard as a board, and in
ternally of the color of an old mahogany
table. Externally there is nothing to
suggest the idea of meat ; it is covered
with cobwebs, dust and mold, and is
nndistiniruishablo from fragments of the
mummies of the sacred bulls taken from
the catacombs of the Serapeum at Mem
phis. When your host brings from his
cellar the leg of the mummy of a Grison
cow, shrunk to mo dimensions oi me
human limb, and tells you that it is to oe
your dinner, you are disposed to advise
him tr take it to the trustees of the
British Museum. He is, however, about
to prepare some for your repast, and you
watch the process with curiosity. It is
a very simplo one ; the material is cnt
across the grain with a very sharp knife
shavings no thicker man writing
paper. Were it cut me lengm oi uie
fibre it would be as unmanageable in
the mouth as a piece of whipcord, or a
nddlestroig. Curiosity again, somewnat
stimulated by necessity, for the only al
ternative is the meager cheese, at last
impels yon, with many misgivings, and
after much deliberation, to carry one of
tho shavings to your mouth. After a
week or two's experience you will Ixjgin
to think it is not badly flavored, nor un
usually repugnant to the process of di
gestion. "A Walk in the Orisons.'
Miraculous Escape.
Whatever mav-be said of mob-law, as
considered from a moral and ethical
standpoint, it has not, heretofore, been
open to cnucisiu. io wtmuiiK iuuiuuku-
ness. Even in tins respect it is now
shown to be deficient The man, Joseph
Reed, whose execution by a mob at Nash
ville was duly chronicled in the press,
is still in the land of the living. The
doctor who dressed his wounds, a repu
table physician of Nashville, has been
found and examined by a newspaper re
porter, and the true history of the won
derful escape bos in this manner been
ascertained. Reed was held in jail for
the murder of an officer. He was taken
out by a mob, a noose placed about his
neck,- and he was escorted to the river.
Before the place selected for the execu
tion was reached, the prisoner was shot
twice in the head, one ball entering
behind and glancing off, tho other pass
ing through his cheek and taking off tho
up oi nis nose, xie was uiuugut tu ue
so nearly dead when tho river was reach
ed that the mob did not take the pains
to hang him formally, but merely tossed
him off the bluff, some 60 or 70 feet in
height, into the rapidly running stream
bcloW. But the man was not dead. His
fall was broken by a treo. Ho flouted
ilnwn with the enrrent until ho had crone
a safe distance from his pursuers anil
then regained tho shore. He made his
way to the Marine Hospital, had. his
wounds dressed, and went rejoicing on
his way.' Now he has to thank the mob
for liberty and escape from a long term
of years in the Penitentiary, or perhaps
execution in due form by the constituted
authorities.
Propagators of Disease.
The Pall Mall Gazette says: " Among
the many agents for the spread of infec
tious diseases are, it seems, our domestic
pets. For the propagation of a fever
dog is sometimes as bad, it not worse,
than a drain, and a case is referred to in
the Sanitary Record in which scarlet
fever was corned from one child to anoth
er by a favorite retriever. The dog had
been reared in a house where scarlatina
prevailed, and was subsequently given
to a friend of the family, Shortly after
one oi me cnildren in tue dog s new
Lome was attacked with malignant scar
latum and died, 'disinfectants were
used plentifully, and every precaution
prevent a recurrence of the malady, but
in two month's time a second child took
the same disease, in its worst form, and
died. As the dog had been the couBtant
companion and playfellow of these chil
dren, its woolly coat, it is alleged, became
so charged with contagions matter as
render it a source of disease and death.
Although it is fair to admit that the
children may have caught the fever from
other sources than his woolly coat, yet
there is reason to fear that both dogs
and cats, especially the latter,, do occa-
Hiuually assist in the circulation of infec
tious illness, and whero fever prevails
tho sooner they are Wl-cJ .out of "the
-house the better. They are, however,
probably not moro dangerous in this re
spect than books. No one who ever
takes up a book from a library ever
troubles himself or herself as to the an
tecedents of the volume ; it may have
just left tho hands of a fever patient."
A Good Turtle Dog.
is
at
is
If anybody has seen a black-and-tan
dog, answering to the name of "J.udge,"
KoinR down the street with a hard-shell
turtle, that won't answer to anything
and certainly won't answer to tackle
the dog will tell you if you can only
him to stop long enongh please to halt
the eloping pair, as they are the property
of the editor of this paper. We are fondly
attached to the dog on account of
vagabondish, Bohemian ish habits.
knows every dog in reona Dyjiamo, and
is on speaking terms with nine-tenths
thejdogs that como in under tho wagons,
and he knows moie of tlicjnhabitunts
this city than the tax collector does. The
turtle is a more recent acquisition.
was placed in tho back yvxd yes
terday, and the dog spent an hour and
a half trying to induce it to come 6Ut"bf
its shell and be comfortable. The
iron-clad maintained his reserve, bow
er, until the dog crammed his nose
against the forward part and commenced
to sniff. The pair seemed to como
some understanding at once, for the dog
made an impetuous remark oil a very
high key, and then they both started
a trip together. . The dog was hist seen
sauntering along like a wmrlwind,
turtle staving right by him. We should
be very sorry to lose the dog now, as
as acquired another important and valu
able quality. He knows more about
turtles than any other dog in the coun
Peoria Review.
Grafting of Animal Structures.
Within the last 150 years amateur
perimenters and "surgeons have learned
that every sort oi animal structure
under certain favorablo conditions,
itself to some extent; the skin,
cartilage, nerve, muscle, bono, and even
the teeth. Tho teeth spring from
a little bag or follicle,
whichis the organ of ivory
that for the production of enamel.
When an entire follicle was taken from
a puppy, and grafted into an adult dog,
the germ was regularly developed
the production of a complete tooth.
enamel when grafted alono perished,
while the organ of ivory produced
ivory tooth. These interestintr researches
lead to the hope that teeth may
day be thus restored,' seeing that an
tire organ with a. complete structure
more likely to grow than when it is
a fragment transplanted and isolated,
like a piece of bone.
Seven thousand (reofrraphies are year
ly sold in Paris, wherei Drier to 1870-71.
tho booksellers; got fid of 1,000 with
greatest difficulty, It U snfa to conclude
that tha tturty of part iinknnwn is
FINANCE AND TRADE.
Weekly Review of the Chicago Market.
FINANCIAL.
The situation in financial circles is without
quotable change. The supply of loanable
funds is quite large and the demands light,
interest rates ruling easy bat unchanged at
711 per cent., according to the security
offered. Government bonds firm and in de
mand, as follows :
Entring.
Selling.
124
117
US
120
122?.
124 V
S. S'sof TO 124
H. S. 6-20's of '62 (ox. int.) 116'
U. 8. S-20' of 64 (ex. int) 117'f
O. 8. 5-20's of T5 (ex. int.) ;. ...120
U. S. 6-2U'B of '05 January and July. 122'.'
U. 8. ft-Hr of r6T January and July. 124
U. 8. 5-20's of 'OS January and JiUy.l'2:i','
U. 8. HMO's 117f
U. 8. new S's of 'SI (ex. int.) ....... 1 lx
U. 8. curency 6's 124,
Gold (full weight) 115
Gold coupons 115
Gold axchange 115X
123 !i
lis
116
12 V
110).-
llff
116.
BREADSTUFFS.
There was considerable excitement and inter
est shown in the grain markets during the past
week, and at times a decidedly panicky feoung
prevailed, with a general rapid and severe de
cline in values all round. The speculative
element lackei confidence, in the trade, and the
Pressure to sell was urgent and imperative,
he maikets on Monday showed considerable
weakness, but it was not ontil after the close
of 'Change that tho decided downward move
ment set in. Tue lauure oi a large ana promi
nent "long" firm who were operating
heavily was one oi the principal rea
sons of the break, and np to Wednesday
mgnt all tne marKets wore rapidly declining.
The stocks in store are hoaw all round ; there
was no encouragement in the tone of European
or New York advices ; on the other hand these
markets were considerably lower. The weather
was all that could be desired for the srroMnc
crops and rather warm for tho accumulated
grain in storo. The rapid decline in values
was checked on Thursday under a good demand
from shorts, who were buying at tne aeciino,
but again became firm at the close of the week
ana ruled easy.
The following table shows the prices enrront
at me opening and close of tue past wook:
Opening, j - Closing.
No. 2,sp'i5 wheat, casb .95 M :'..';. .W) .OOJf
No. 2, seller Juno '( .96(, w .90','
tfo. 2, seller July M t(Sl.02 .94
No. 2 corn, cash Ki (g .66 .Gl V .61
No. 2 com, seller May. .G4 '., (. .65 a .61. V
No.,2 corn, seller June .IUiii .flSi, ( .61 Ji
No. 2 cw, seller July. .69 .71 .66, bid
No. 2 oftlH, cah 611 (..G01,' ft .67 H(
No. 2 oats, seller May. .60 (u; .61 .65V .65
No. 2 oats, seller Junr .60 V .61 W .67
No. 2 oats, seller July. .68 (-, .68 ( .65
No. 2 rye, cash (il.06 (a' 1.03
No. 2 barley, cash.... 1.33 i. l.;W 1.21) (a 1.23
No. 2 barley, a. Sept. 1.U2 tol.OS 1.13 Q1.16
LIVE STOCK.
The cattle market opened weak and declined
abont lOfn 12Jc per 1U0 lbs, under more liberal
offerings. Shipping steers quotable at iro.00(i
6.25 for medium to choice, and -?6.35u.70 for
extra; balk of sales at 5.80(V(C.20. Stock
cattle ruled doll and easy at i3.505.00.
Through Texans arrived freely; sold slow at
ti.UUWi.5iU. llocs uuli, woaK, ana aoout sue
lower. Poor to choice, $6.257.5) ; general
market at the close 6.807.00." Sheep steady;
shorn, $3.505.50 for poor to cloice; no wool
ed on sale. ,
PROVISIONS.
An nnnsnally active business was transacted
in this market, and the fluctuations in values
were quite severe The innneaces brought to
bear upon the market were of an unfavorable
tenor, and generally calculated to produce
weakness. Eastern and foreicn advices Gen
erally reported weaker markets, and this caused
an increased desire to sen tor inture delivery,
and as buyers in view of these quotations were
only willing to make moderate purchases the
market ruled weak. It was not until consider
able of a declino had been established that
buvers could be induced to take hold
with freedom, and then the movement
was quite brisk. The stock of mess pork and
lard are fair, while the amount of winter
cured meats is rather light. I' rices, as com
pared with the current ngures of a week ago,
have declined abont il.00(1.25 on mess
pork, lc per lb on lard, and on all de
scriptions of meats. The market closed steady
at ilO.TolVrl'J.&u per brl for mess pork spot, and
lu.73 seller June, uasu lard closed quiet ana
firm at $14.30; seller June steady at $U.25
14.30, and seller July closed firm at $14.55.
SEEDS AND HIGHWINES.
a
The movement in the seed market was oidy
fair during the weak, but a firm feeling pro
vailed through, and former prices were main
tained. The season, during which tho prin
cipal speculation is reported is transacted, is
about over and the transactions that are now
being consummated are almost entirely on
shipping account. Sales of timothy ranged at
$2.25(g;2.50 for common to prime. Clover
quotable at G.4Q(w6.58 for prime xnodium.
Flax sold at l.G0(a l.65 for good crushing.
Sales of Hungarian ranged at ?1.40(al.50 for
good to prime, and millet sold at $1.501.55.
A few light sales of buckwheat were made at
1.151.20 for prime. Buyers and sellers of
highwines were somewhat apart in their views
and the market ruled rather quiet The market
closed dull and nominal at l.lKgl.lS.
PRODUCE.
to
to
as
get
his
He
of
of
It
old
The arrivals during the week were quite lib
eral, but the demand was of a high local order,
and the market ruled rather dull ltoceivers,
in anticipation of increased arrivals of new
grass made, were generally anxious to keep
their stocks down, and in so doing they wcro
compelled to accopt lower prices. Sliippers
havo reduced then bids on old butter to uciiic,
and some sales were reported at this range.
Fresh made sold chieilv at 20(di23c for firsts,
and the bulk of the roceipts could oidy be
classed as such, while it was difficult to obtain
over 25c for extras, though an occasional pack
age ranged as high as 2te. Dealers anticipate
more liberal receipts, ana were generally anx
ious to keep consignments closed out. Quota
tions at 25(ff2(c for extras, with only occasional
Bales at outside figure : 2()('23c for firsts -, ladli
20c for seconds ; 13(rt)15c for thirds, and Ufii'llc
for inferior and grease. There was a good de
mand for Eastern medium beans, but tho light
KUM'k rontnutcd ti-iidc- aiidllio market rulcdquict
but tlnri : mioUble at $1.U0 in lots, and $l.t)5
(rf)2.00 in a small wav ; Western were dull
l.(KKi!l.75, according to quality. Broom corn
was in good demand and firm at 11 J.'( 14c for
ho. 1 to extra hurl, and 10llc for good to
choice stock braid, lieeswax quiet at vutaduc.
Cider was oniet at S5.75w6.00 per brl for
choice sweet. Cranberries slow at 8(rt;10.50
for fair to choice in barrels. Cheese was dull.
with a good many poor and not fully cured on
the market. Old factory sold at 5()10o per lb
for common to good, and 12MJ1.1C ; new ranged
at 10ril2c fur fair to prime. Dried fruits were
quiet, but at the same time a firm feeling pre
vailed and former prices were maintained. New
York and Michigan apples quotable at 8S 8c;
Ohio and Southern about 7(&8c; halves peaches
Hfrtuvc. and blackberries - at ined
peas were dull at c2(ii2.10 per bushel for
choice creen. and $1.75M)1.80 for marrowfat
Green apples were in better supply and prices
were easier ; quotable at 3.23(3.50 in lots,
and $3.754.00 in a retail way. Hides were in
cood request and steady at He all round : calf
12lf013c. and drv salted 15015KC Hay was
in fair demand at 18( 20.00 for No. 2 to
prime timothy ; 12.00(wl7.00 for Io. 2 to prime
nrairio. and ?11.00(u 14.00 for slough. Maple
surar sold at 13f15c for pure new. New pota
toes were very dull, ana at uie close mere were
a L'ood manv poor lots onercu on tne maract
nuntahlo at '!.O0M4.50 for common to cood.
and ira.uu lor choice rotaioes were nun
Eastern peachblowa quotable at 8085 in car
lots, and Western about 70f'S75c. Vegetables
'were miict at 2.50u3.'j0 lor brl for onions
45W60C ner ba for turnips, and Sl.25fwl.50 per
brl for parsnips. Veal was dull and very weak
sales ranged at 2Hc for poor to choice. Eggs
closed at 14c for lots in carriers, and about
14c in loose packages.
COOPERAGE, LUMBER, AND WOOD.
on
me
ho
ex
There no change noticeable in the market
for cooperage. The demand for packing de
scriptions was very light tue principal inquiry
being for Hour Damns ior wincu prices were
maintained. Quotations ranged at I.12,,i for
pork barrels, S1.85 for lard tierces, l.'J0(ft2.00
for whieky barrels, and 45(f50c for flour bar
rels. Tho arrivals of lumber wire modorato
and sales were ircnorallvmadc at former prices.
The market closed with about all sold. Boards
and strips quotablo at ?9.00C14.08, and joist
OI1U BWlJUlllg vw.w. .v.
Thrn was but little doing in wood, and no
chanirn of imDortance was exhibited in prices.
Quotable at e.aupercgru lur mcntiry, iwr
maple. 5u.ou lor wren, uiu tu.uu ior siaus
tne yards.
Telegraphic Market Reports.
NEW YORK.
re
produces in
and
Bervks 11 4
Hoos Dressed 0
Cotton
13
10
16K
Floub Supurnne Western
Whkat No. 2 ChijSRO......
No. 1 Spring
Corn
Oats
Ryk
I'ORK New Mess
. .
... 1 07
... 1 l'l
... 78
... 6K
... 1 08
...20 Ml
H 1 OH
(A 1 17
HI
. 72
lit- 1 10
(.30 75
ST. LOUIS.
to
The
an
Whkat No. 2 Red! 1 IS a 1 20
Corn No. 2 New H 4 M
Oats No. 2 67 a 59
It IE NO. 2. 1 M - (a) 1 08
1-OBK Mess 20 60 W0 75
Labp 1
Hous v 6 25
4 75
(4 15
(4 S 60
MILWAUKEE.
en
is
only
Wheat No. 1 99
No. 2 9
COBS No. 2 63
Oats No. 2
Rye ,
Bablet No. 2 1 16
8 1 oo
a 90
,4 64
C4' SK
(A 1 Oil
iA 1 18
MILWAUKEE. CINCINNATI.
tho
91 25
72
C 69
Wheat Td,
. 1 23
. 70
. 68
. 1 14
CorT New
Oats...;;.....
Rte ii
pona
S 1 30
(950. so
TOLEDO.
WKKAT-
-Bxtrs...
Ambsf,.
Cork 71
73
63
Oats 61
DETROIT.
Wmat Extra
1 26
M 1 23
69
65
Amber ..
Cob New 67
Oats 63
CLEVELAND.
(912
1 19
3 72
Wheat No. J Red 1 25
No. i Bed 1 17
Cork. 71
Oats 63
The Fallen Obelisk.
There is some chance of the fallen obe
lisk at Alexandria, fellow to the so-called
Cleopatra's Needle, being removed to
England. A gentleman of fortune pro
poses to encct this at his own expense.
The estimates of cost and the supposed
weight of the obelisk aro very various.
The prevailing opinion is that the weight
is about two hundred and eighty tons ;
the cost will be about 10,000. The
method of transport recommended is a
huge raft, as tho conveyance of so cum
bersome a mass would bo very danger
ous in a vessel. It is understood that
his Hichness the Khedive has placed the
obelisk at the disposition of the above
mentioned gentleman, although the
British government had long since de
clined the onerous present and given it
back to me Jiigypuan government.
A WonD m Season. Health is a bless
ing which comparatively few enjoy in all
its fullness. Those endowed by nature
with robust frames and vigorous consti
tutions should be careful not to trifle
with them.
When we enter t'.ie seasons of periodic
fevers, tho increased heat of the sun de
velops a nuasma which pervades the air.
Tho evil is inextinguishable ; our duty to
guard against it is imperative I f or
tunately for those whose lot is cast in low
marshy districts or new clearings, nature
provides a cure and preventive. JJn.
WaiiKKr'8 CaiuTOKKia Vineoab Bittebs
are endowed with rare prophylactic or
discase-nrevcnlina powers, and as " as
ounce of prevention is worth a pound of
cure," should be taken in the full vigor
of healthy so as to fortify the system
against tne assault of summer diseaee,
and thus secure by their life-giving,
strengthening, restorative, and anliscp-
tic virtues, a defense against atmospheric
poison. ; 38
To Lead all Competitors is the aim
of the proprietors of the Wilson shuttle sewing
machme. it is lonnoea on tue very ueui prin
ciples known to sewing machine science, and
improvements, in advance of all other sewing
machines, are being adopted constantly. Tho
Wilson is rapidly gaining the preference of all
parties that are acquainted with sewing ma
chines, and it has already taken the front rank
among- the first-class machines of this country ;
and its price, owing to its being manufactured
where labor and material is much cheaper
than in Eastern cities, is fifteen dollars loss
than all other nrst-class machines. Machines
will be delivered at any railroad station in this
county, free of transportation charges, if or
dered through the company's branch house at
197 State street Chicago. They send an ele
gant catalogue and chromo circular free on ap
plication. This company want a few more
good agents.
Wr&HOFr's Tonic! A Safe, Sure,
and ScTEjrriFic Cube ! The unprecedented, sale
of this world-renowned medicine proves in
contestibly that no remedy has superseded the
nseof this reliable Tonic. Ho spleen has been
fonnd so hard as not to yield to its softening
infinence, and no liver so hvpertrophied as not
to give up its long-retained bilious secretions,
and no Chill or Fever has yet refused to fall
into line. Wheelock, FrunAY & Co., Proprie
tors, New Orleans.
Fob sale by ajx Dnuooism
It is often remarked by strangers
visiting our State that we show a larcor propor
tion of good liomoa than any otuer mate in tne
Union. Thia, we tell thorn, in owing to two
principal reasons. ; in the tiret place, we breed
from the verr best stock ; and in the second
nlace. our people use Sheridan's Cavalni Con
dition Poivders, which, in our judgment, are of
incalculable advantage.
Johnson's Anodyne Liniment will
give more relief in cases of Chronic Rheuma
tism, no matter how severe, than any other
article known to medical men. Lsed internal
ly and externally.
Quzs Flora Spbixo Watkb, at W aukegan,
ill., cures an money diseases.
How to Get a Home. See advertisement.
The Fallen Obelisk. WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT IT.
ST. MARY'S CHURCH, ALLEGHENY CITY, Pa.,
November 10. 1874.
Messrs. Craddock & Co. :
The East India Hemp bas been token by Rev. Mat
thias Binder, O. S. B-, and Rer. Sebastian Arnold. 0.
B., both assistant pastors of this Church, and so far bas
siren relief to both. They suffered from sffections
the Lung and Bronchial Organs. We have-m
mended, throojEh charity to sufferers, the Cannabis
Indies to different persons, and continue the same
Kood conscience, knowing the effects by experience.
Please find inclosed check for twelve bottles of syrup,
pills and oinbnont. Wo shall inform you in due time
what further success the medicine shall meet with.
Yours truly.
Rev. FERDINAND WOLF, O. S. B.
N. B. This Remedy speaks for itself. A single bottle
will satisfy the most skeptical. Thore is not a single
symptom of C'onsampt on that it does not dissipste
Night Sweats, Irritation of the Nerves, Difficult Expec
torations, Sharp pains in the Lungs, Sore Throat, Nausea
at the Stomach, Inaction of tho Bowels, and Wasting
the Muscles.
$2.50 per bottles, ortbrce botUaf for $fcS0. Fills and
Ointment, 9L25 each.
Rev. FERDINAND WOLF, O. S. B. Address Craddock & Co.,
1032 Race Street, Philadelphia.
Send for Circular.
;
;
;
;
Foolishly apent money paid
childron's aunen not pmtectod
NII.VKR TIPS. Two weeks
is About tile time it takos a small
m-lira rtiild in ventilate thn toe
s slino. MI.VKK TIPS
only preventive.
Alnrri to think of usinc thread
which will rot, or ppgs that shrink
and fail out. To fasten the soles
of Boots and Shoes to the upper.
CABLE SCREW WIRE
is the only method that will hold.
$250
A J(ff!VTH to male and female arenti
everywhere. Addreaa Eureka Manufao
TORINO UOMFANY, Buctixnan. MicbUran.
Anilinn H ABIT Cored Uheap. He rar
S7MtftlLic.ty. Dr. Armstrong, Berrien, A:
i?lU catalogue. J. JcL BUJWOKD'S SONS. Boston
OI A to S'iS PER DAT-Send for - Chromo'
&QA a month to rjrents ernrywhere.' Addreaa
m j j .bicELSioa M i u Lax. uachauan. men.
$5820
per day at home. Terms free. Addreai
G0. STDiSOH A Co., Portland, Maine.
NEEDLES.
Any machintVi, all ilzea, 40 cts. per doz
Postpaid, darna store, vmeuna,n.j.
awk l wrvir. AiTiM..jiwntM everywhere.
?P I O outfit &c Fjutch & Walk.ee, Dayton, Ohio,
L XTJUlM Sb 5th su IjovibSIck
A SAMPLE Free and Rlic Pay to Male
THE UNION PUB. CO., Newark, H.J.
Sinf TTII fVn w roo. Sella at iicht, Onr
WIJ'jI JLlilU Amenta coin monny. We have
work and money for all, mnn or women, hoys or girls,
whole or BpatTi time. Send atamn for Catalogue. Ad
araescitstvriA. UsUUiJiv,aew ueuioro. aius.
,AUtN I WAWItU Byoneofthe
oldest mid strongest Lii'k Inhiiramck Companifji
Nkw l ork, on a full cnmiuts-.ii in contract. Address,
SitnK """iriY', rftrenrtB nun jtirncv tart ot fxprrtcnce.
any, in the btusiness, liox 3214 P. O.. New York.
Geo, p. Rowell & Co-
11 X 1T A CTT 7S1 Bboadwat, New York.
1 99 iioXT manufacturer a SoudUold
jkWKLUY of every dtucTiption. The stock is lance,
choice, and is offered at retail nt trade prices to keep
workmen goinR. Uills undnr $15, P. O. order in advance.
OTer$15,O.O.O.phvilegetoexanuna. CaUtoffuea
$10. to $500.
Invested in Wrll Street
often lead tn fort one.
mi ift hii Wit 11 SfiTi-t Hiview
swaawaawaw. 4 w-imrti in.n. UKiiiainiiiK
SENT FREE.
and Broken. 74 Broadway, N.
HOW TO GET A HOME.
IOWA I. XHS. MHMIIIO AItKS.
Itk-h S.nl, c. 1 "'liniati. . ki-U.-nl Wjiter.KrowiHKS.ttlc
minl. Svl) h.Is. Wu iIT.t the Ivinilsof thfl Hinui
Ciiynml St. k'aut It. It. and tho MctJrecor aini Altssourl
Itivcr H. H. r.t ft t to S por acre, on easy payments.
Two rears rent will l"y a farm. Apply to
I.AVIIiSO $i CALKINS,
R. B. L.-WU Orhc. Sibley. Osceola Co., Iowa.
The World is In Bloom. Nature mn
Bnrnmsr fmtlt. Btlt theotlm o! Nsrroas Dsbilltjr
li. a hl'sMtml Vsni-tt Hi t" snpsl'lrs, t hlB
totte f& pw-irtlUt jt,rf, svitli
tarrant'a ERtrveiMtit SellJiei' ApCrieNt,
w4 afwi .Ift ffitflT W
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of
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HUi
IBs EVERT PAStlLT WAfTTS IT. Money In ft
Sola ny Acem. AddnMB M. M. LOVKLls, Kria. Pa.
PSn C A I C CMcaito Suburban Lota at
"UK OMl-Gti 100each ?16downnd5
monthly for balance within a abort, distance of city lim
its, wit h bnnrlr trains &nd choap fare. Bond for circular.
IRA BROWN, 113 I3alletcMt, Cblcaco, 111.
AGENTS WANTED-
for thn fairtntt-
acllinr BOO .
ainr ntiltlialioci.
Bond f or circnlaxa and onr extra, teniaa to Agenta. NA
TIONAL PUB. CO., Chicago, 14.. or bu Lotus. Ho.
I EST and hardest vork
in tha nonae made ootn-
paraUraly eaaj and pleasant. Every one interested In re
during iroman1! work should send now a Stamp for oar cir
cular. GRAY. DIXON ft OO..M Olfbonrn Ara Chlcaca
YOUNG MEN
Wanted to leam Teleirrapb
lnjr and take offices on now
lines which we are furnish-
na; with operators.
Saiarr
from ?W to S100
nnermonth. ParUcnlars mau)d free. Ad.
W. TKL.ktiK.AFH LNSTITUTK, Jl
ssTille.Wis.
AGENTS WANTED
man as a Wife ami Mother," by Pya Henry
Chavaese, M . D. Over 75,000 sold ; liberal terms. Apply
"'"'eVuDF.R CO..
719 Sansom-st., Philadelphia.
IK SURE AGAINST ACCIDENTS by
Tearly General Accident Policy in tne
TRAVELERS INSURANCE COMPANY ol
Hartford, Conn. Apply to any Agent, or
write to tne Company.
f3 m Double Entry .By Clark's method.
3 D D IV so simplified that any one may master
the science without teacher. Bound
Kbgm.
in cloth. Bent post-pnid on receipt of
SI. Aicents wanted. W. 8. Clark A Co..
143 o-ace street (A ucens n ewvpaper if nion
BrxUdirig), (JinclnnaU, O.
Now or Never-
A rare chance for the right person. We niean trart-
ness aha win pay w
PUBLISHING CO.
1 will pay welL Adddroas TUB
TO CCRR Corns, Nenraltrla,
Asinma, tJQiiis ana fever, xjvuul-
enness, K baa ma lis m.
TO NAKJ: Hair Grow, Ottawa
Send lO cents for either receipt or the 1 0 for 6 O cents.
Rm Knnta wateriiroox. xeasu
ri.K.M.a' a uu.. r.u.poi bji or uroiflwij.n -
To Agents in addition to
Isrgsst oath commission,
AN ILLUSTRATED
R2G000
GOLD!
WEEKLY with ftuhini
f'tatet ana supplement.
..TUJIUasJ s.vasvaa. a uw
WALHEft, ftcib A CO., 726 Sansoni 8t. Phila.
ATTENTION,
OWNERS OP HORSES.
Auk trmr HimcM Milker for
the Zinc Collar Pad.'
They are warranted to core
any sore neck on horse or
mole, or money refunded, if
frtnted directions are fol
owed. Send 75c. for sample.
Zinc Collar Pad Co., fv.le
Hanaft'rs. Bachamui.Mich.
Trasses. Supporters and Pile
Pipes. " Seeley'a .Hard Rubber
TrnMea. OooL cleanly, light, per
fectly aafe and comfortable, ires
fmm all antir. mitT. chutina?. atraD-
'sApinK, or poolticeHke unpleasant-
neaa: used in bathinr .indorned br
the profession, kmc; tested, always reliable. BEWARE
OK IMITATIONS. Genuine atrunped ''I. B. Seeley."
Establishments. 1.34-7 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia,
and 737 Broadway, New York. Sent by mail or express,
and sold by druggiats. Send for catalogue.
ROTECT YOUR Bli.LDJl.SS.
Lanfilt-y'a Patent Slate Paint For Shin-
Kie, i in, iron ami w ravel nooin,
TTssJ Ik a Fire anil tralr.rnnf Paint. ixirk.r-i 11 v rinsiirm-
ed forabinKle Roofs. An old roof SlatePainted will outlast
a new one unpainted, and a new roof will last three times
is lone Slate Painted. Aaa matter of economy, a roof
noeds paint more than any other part of a buildiiur.
rnoi nu cents per gaiioa. oena ior rnampieu Agents
General Agent, 169 VVaahingUm St,tChicasa
DO YOUR OWN PRINTING!
MOVELTY
PRINTING- PEESS.
For Professional and Amateur
Printer, School, Societies, Man.
nnLcturcra. Merchants, and others itia
ISB.iV. the .'rJCST ever invented. . 13.OO0 In use.
5p"J -Tet. stvles. Prices from S5.00 to S1&0.00
A -" J BEN J. O. WOODS A CO. M.nufnand
r 1 1 WW dealers in all kinds of Printing Material.
bciad stamp lor C&uloguc.) 49 federai BU Boston.
PORTABLE
Soda Fountains.
$40, $50, $75 & $100.
GOOD, DUBABLB AND OHBAP.
Shipped resdr fnr Ussl
ataimfactnred brOHAPMAN k OO.
MiMitwon. ind.
(Vtaid lor a OatsioBTsa.
E. W. Pierre & Co., Pro
'cucj K. ., nay: " We hare used the
Sea Foam a long while and conidAr
it the beat Rakinir Pnwrinrin mm
Demon). Hills fc Mckcr
ftnn, Grrn-rr, Itawto, Ma.ttif:
"Wherever we hare sold your Sea
Foam ifhaseiTenexcellinitsatiafae
tlon. and it is pronounced superior
any known Baking Powder." Try
"Its eonnomy is wonderful : It saxes
Milk, Kpps. Ac. snd sella like Hot
Cakes." (Send for Circular to Gf.O.
.uahtz(jo.,iiO Duane ou,n.a
Tills new Trass Is worn
with perfect comfort night
ana aay. Aa&pts ltseii
every motion of the body,
retaining ruptureunder
h-ardent eerciso or sornrflat
pt rain until permanently
cured, bold cheap by the
Elastic Truss Co.,
No. 683 Broadway, N.Y. City.
Sent fc. maiL Call or sand lor Circular, snd b, etusd.
lEDKIXE BEJDKRKD USELESS
Volta's Elect no Belts and
' Bands arv iudrs-d by
most eminent physicians
. the world for tbecurcof rhen-matiBm.neiiriilcia.liyercora-rlatut.
dytjprpKia. kidney dis-
" caw, aches, pei ns, nervous dis
ordertf. fits, female coiuplaitits
-norroi.s and Rcneraldutriltty,
and other chronic diseases
thcchest.head.Hvnr, stomncb
kidwysand blood. Book with
ftUl-purticuliirt'rn-ol.Jf Voita
IIki.t Cim-iiinati, Ohio.
LIFE.
In Actual Use :
MORE
THAN
55,000
stey Organs!
MANUFACTURED BY
J. ESTEY &
CO.,
DRiTTUiBOKO, VT.
rrT SSMW FOR lM.r6TRA.TE CaTAI.TM.CE.
FARMING LANDS
Ths C, . I. ft P. B. R. Company
b At.Bff for mit M Lov PrteM and Mart Xtmanbli TWxm,
T ACTUAL H ETT I.EBM,
Some of the Moat Drniruble ami Fertils)
Vn improved Land tn
TTtrw Law) ar i(ua(d as r Mtr tb Bm ot it tsilnad. Urn OKI
CETBAL ROUTE frma Um Eaatcn SUMa to lb IVinc Cnrt, and
iosjIIt btm-rn ibt inportaot ritin of pe Moinn and Council Blkvil, Is
beat Arrirultural act mnet rsidlj-iWtiwprns "rtiun of lows.
PTAICBS ARB LOW,
Ranging from S3 to $ lb per acre,
The average price belnR somewhat less than
tgrtiplarir- lickrf, ry rarrhulrsr irhih nilroad far ean b rpBfd
kTUfatf ft U id, are for til at tha pried pal ticket afBea of tba C-roymj
lalPwmaBdlllinol. fir TT iTT. Tirml af aala aail aluillxi ti ta'TT-lia
purcha- rrs, mUrt'i
J. 1j. DREW, Land Commissi oner,
C ii. I. l'-K. It. CO.. DxTuroKT. Iowa.
PIITH
Habit Cured
A certain, and sare ctins, without Inconvenience
and at home. An antidote that stands purely on
own merits. Eend for my quarterly magazine,
costs you nothing,) contain rig certificates of hand
thaf hare been permanently cured. I claim to
discovered and produced the first, obioikaz.
OSLT BUKS OUSS FOB OPItTJf BATIXO.
DR, S. B COLLINS, La Port, Ind.
Smith Organ Co.,
BOSTON, MASS.
These Standard Instruments
Sold by.Musio Dealers Everywhere.
AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY TOWN.
Bold throostumt tba Ualtsd SUts on to.
INSTAULMENT PLAN I
Tirt t, m a atisas M KOtl TTW
faKti,tm .ks.14 ssk (st Um RHlra Ahmtca. O0)Mi
(MalarawMiiwpwUlarirsstiBUsirWa,
Hal T I Tg
IS
to
It.
10
the
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in
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AT
are
Utt
Its
(it
red!
have
axd
"
aim i MTCiiii r-m zm m u im -.eva
Dr. 3. Walker's California Yin-.
Cgar JJitters aro a purely Vegetable
preparation, made cliielly from tho na
tive herbs lounU on Hie lower runpras vi
the Sierra Nevada mountains of Califor
nia, the medicinal proportics of .thick
aro extracted tlierefromwithout tno use
of Alcohol. The question is almost
daily asked, "What is tho causo or tue
unparalleled success of Vixkgar Be ''
TEKSt" Our aiawor is, that they remove
the cause of disease, and tho patient re
covers his health. Tuey are the great
blood purifier and a life-giving principlo,
a perfect Renovator and Invigorator
of tlw system. Never before in tho
hUtoiV of the world bas a medicine been
compounded . possessing the remarkable
qualities of Tikegae Bittkrs in healing the
sick of every disease jrvn is heir to. They
are'a gentle Purpatr'-, as well as a Tonic,
relieving Coneesti' or Inflammation of
the Liver and Vceral Organs, in Bilious
DiSG(LS6Ssi
The properties of Dr. walker's
Vinegar Bittkrs are Aperient, Diaphoretic,
Carminative, Nutritious. Laxative, Diuretic, -Sedative,
Counter-irritant, Sudorific, Altera
tive, and Anti-Bilious.
It. H. McUOXAIiD CO.,
Dmpfrista andjOm. Apta San Francisco, California
and cor. of Wahin(rtn and Charlton SU-, N. T.
Sold by all ttrngglats and Dealers
N.
F. BURNHAM'S
. TU11B1NK
WATER WHEEL
Was selected, 4 years ao,and put to
work io the Patent Offler, wash
ingteo, D. O., and has proved t be the
best Wsizesmade. Prices lower
than any other finrt-clasa Wheel. Pam
phlet free. M. F. B U RN HAM, York, Pa.
i 'as car- B'
LJ IT. o S. K s S
S a" c.co 2. t2 S b soou. 55
9
Ill t 1 . O S"I IS
77 tst Sfrffra
r 1 1 A T 1 A 1
NICHOLS, SHEPARD & CO.'S
i mnmin
illllM
The BRILLIANT SUCCESS of this Grain
Saving, Tlme-SaTlng THBESHEB, is
unprecedented in tho annals of Farm Machinery.
In a brief poriod-it has become widely known
and FULLY ESTABLISHED, a the
"LEADING THRESHING ITIACHISE."
crffiftfllirT SH
GRAIN RAISERS REFUSE to submit -to
the wasteful and imperfect work of other
Threshers, when posted on tho nut tuperiorUy
of this-one, for saTing grain, BftTing time, and
doin? fast, thorough and economical work.
THRESHERMEN FIND IT hiEhly advantaceons to
ran a machine that has no 'Beaters," "Pickers,"
or "Apron," that handles r.imp Grain, Lone
Straw, IleaiilnKS, Flax, Timothy, im!lr-tnrtrtll
surhdiffinilt grain and seeds, with ENTIRE
EASE AND EFFECTIVENESS. Cleans
to perfection; saves the farmer his thresh bill
by extra saving of grain; makes no "Litter
bigs;" requires LESS THAN ONE-HALF the usual
Belts, Boxes, Journals, and Gears; easier. man.
aged ; less repairs ; one that grain raisers prefer
to employ and wait for. even at advanced
prlcesjf whilo other machinos are "outof jobs."
Fonr size made with 6, 8, 10 and 12
borse " ITIonnted" Power, also a ape
eialty orseparatora "alone." expreaalr
for STKAill POWER, and. to malcla
other Hone Power.
If interested in grain raising, or threshing, write
for Illustrated Circulars tent free) with full
particulars of sizes, styles, prices, terms, etc,
NICHOLS, SHEPARD lc CO.,
. BatUt Creels, Michigan.
"OSY'HOMAft"T, or Hani CJi.rmtna;.".
S H..W either sea tnny fiwrltwii. sii-l g.ln Hie Inve si4
.nerlloa of .117 irson theyruoo, lnsl.nllr. Thl. art .11 cn
Cnrr, free, by nwtl.Ki cent.; tBetber with .MrrUw tlnMe,
--viituii Ori. Dresus, Hint, to Ijwtles. c l,wo.01es"lA A
aiwer book. Adar.tM T. WliXLaJIS a CO., ral's,raUadlpbla.
DE. WH1TTIER,
Ko. 617 St. Charles Street, St. Lonli, Ha,
" s 1 stviKsMlM BwrUx,l-4
ISiparttlM, srtir ailmeni mt sk-koaaj which reaaJls IVas)
Udiwrsttoa sr tmrrdne, vita aopu-Jlrla sacavas.
Dr. V. s MUbUahncat la chaxUr4 bj Ua StaaVt mt Mis
wart, wss fuded sod hu boa Mra.bll.had w Nnrt
safk. ssruia sad ntUsto ralUL lng a (radisM f
ssTtrsl dlssl ooUacss. sad havta lbs txparWno sf a
tni sad ssstWMfsl lira im kit spcetaiUss as ivas fUU4
m6iilimrSeetaaltmmntb9am. Bla paUsalc
rs Wine tnaUd hj bmU r axraaa araryvhars. Ks
ntvatec h fauad, eail r wrtu rraaa itvs rta4 an.
9t appUosttoas ha fa b14 a k als aharaaa,
HV. M ace Ctrlag faU npasns, aW tw irc&H).
MARRIAGE GUIDE,
s malar an, Uck aknM V. ml krsrr
Way. K. aurrrUd pak-, r aarasaa wataaeattat atf
rlan. saa aosr, to 4. wltaMI ti. It tostata, la. tNta el
ailml UMratar. Uls saajMt, ta. miai f Dr. w.
teas .parti.o.:als. U. ban tbn-au Crasa tot. ms,
ss lsrara aaa a swrtoa. Hast watos. st-,ata far ssa.
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